Utica Zoo Calendar: Events, Programs, & Activities

Feb
26
Sun
Sensory Sunday
Feb 26 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Sensory Sundays – Utica Zoo invites families with special needs children to join us for special sensory education programs. The programs will be interactive and hands on. The program is free for members and $5.00 / child for non-members.

  • February 26, 2017 : 9:30 – Funny Feet  – Furry Feet, Fuzzy feet, scaly feet – no feet at all! Come to the zoo and check out some funky, funny feet!
  • March 26, 2017 : 9:30 – Fabulous Frogs – Nothing says spring like the trilling of the frogs. Join us at the zoo and meet a few of the zoo fascinating frogs.
  • April 30, 2017: 9:30 – An Egg-cellent Egg Ed-venture – Many animals Lay eggs, from the giant Ostrich to the mini millipede. Stop in and learn about our extraordinary egg laying animals.
  • May 21, 2017: 9:30 – The Habitat Trail – Come explore the Habitats of the North Trek.
Mar
5
Sun
Docent Training Class 18+
Mar 5 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

2017 Docent Training Class for ages 18+ is Sunday, March 5th from 10am to 1pm. Click here for more details: http://uticazoo.org/docent/

Mar
12
Sun
Member Morning – Water Water Everywhere
Mar 12 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Member Mornings are family programs are free for Utica Zoo members-only and will cover a variety of topics and activities such as animal presentations, tours and animal enrichment. Only 30 spots are available per day, and pre-registration is required by emailing mary.hall@uticazoo.org or calling Mary at (315) 738-0472 ext 26.

March 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM Water Water Everywhere
Join zoo educators as we explore different animals that live in or near water.

Mar
26
Sun
Sensory Sunday
Mar 26 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Sensory Sundays – Utica Zoo invites families with special needs children to join us for special sensory education programs. The programs will be interactive and hands on. The program is free for members and $5.00 / child for non-members.

  • March 26, 2017 : 9:30 – Fabulous Frogs – Nothing says spring like the trilling of the frogs. Join us at the zoo and meet a few of the zoo fascinating frogs.
  • April 30, 2017: 9:30 – An Egg-cellent Egg Ed-venture – Many animals Lay eggs, from the giant Ostrich to the mini millipede. Stop in and learn about our extraordinary egg laying animals.
  • May 21, 2017: 9:30 – The Habitat Trail – Come explore the Habitats of the North Trek.
Apr
1
Sat
Summer Hours & Admission Begin
Apr 1 all-day

Summer Hours: 10am to 4:45pm

Summer Admission:
Child 0-2: Free
Child 3-11: $4.75
Adult 12-61: $8
Seniors 62+, Military, College Students with ID: $6.75

Plan on visiting frequently? Save money by purchasing a Utica Zoo Membership! Details: uticazoo.org/membership

Apr
15
Sat
Eggstravaganza
Apr 15 all-day

Utica Zoo’s annual Eggstravaganza event is Saturday, April 15.

Apr
19
Wed
Spring Zoo Camp: Wild Families
Apr 19 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wild Families

Pre-Kindergarten to 1st Grade

Learn all about how animals in the wild work together to survive and meet the many animal families that live here at the zoo!

April 19th 9:00am-12:00pm   SINGLE DAY, HALF DAY SESSION

Click here to for more information and how to register.

Apr
21
Fri
Spring Zoo Camp: Over in the Forest
Apr 21 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Over in the Forest

2nd Grade to 5th Grade

From tropical rainforests to the woods in our backyard, trees are an important part to our lives! Join us as we explore the many different types of forests around the world and meet the animals that call them home!

April 21st   9:00am-3:00pm   SINGLE DAY, FULL DAY SESSION

Click here for more information.

Apr
23
Sun
Save Our Switchbacks – 7.5k through the zoo
Apr 23 all-day

7.5k run through the switchbacks and the zoo! Details: http://uticaroadrunners.org/races/sos/

 

Apr
29
Sat
Earth Day Celebration Event
Apr 29 all-day

Utica Zoo’s annual Earth Day Celebration event is Saturday, April 29.